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Mariana's knight : the revenge of Henry Fountain / W. Michael Farmer.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Legends of the desert ; 01.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville LGPT WEST FAR (Text) 39230031892548 Adult Books Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton LP W Farmer (Text) 30890000686756 Large Print Upper level, South room Available -
Thorntown PL - Thorntown WES FIC FAR Legends of the Desert #1 (Text) 30034001295909 Adult Western Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781432852825
  • ISBN: 1432852825
  • Physical Description: 461 pages (large print) : map ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018.

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On the first of February, 1896, Albert Fountain, prominent attorney, legislator, and tough leader of Indian and outlaw fighting militia, despite threats on his life and his eight year-old son Henry being with him, drove his wagon across the wild and lonely Tularosa basin of New Mexico. They were returning home after Albert's two-week meeting with a grand jury to obtain indictments of ranchers for cattle theft. Mariana Perez de Ovante, Albert's wife, believing no one attacked a man traveling with a little boy, had begged Albert to take Henry with him. When Albert finally acquiesced, she asked Henry to be her knight and protect his father. When Henry exuberantly agreed, she gave him a carved ivory horsehead pocket watch fob to remind him of her pride in his choice to be her knight and protect his father. The historical facts are that on that windy, freezing day, the first of February 1896, Albert and Henry Fountain disappeared. Their bodies never found, their empty wagon miles out in the desert headed for the ranch of an enemy, their horses gone, and near where their wagon turned off the main road, a patch of blood-soaked sand glistened in the sunlight. Legends say Henry survived to avenge Albert' murder, but only the wind and dead men know for sure. Mariana's Knight is gripping historical fiction, a fact-filled story, still debated today, of tragedy and revenge that carries the reader across a whirlwind of time, characters, and events in the desert southwest.
Subject: Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Revenge > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Western fiction.
Large type books.

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